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During the Middle Ages of the plague we got sick for no reason and in the same way we healed randomly.

What is the plague?

The word "plague" has origins from the Indo-European word pes, mortal breath, which does not arise by chance since the spread of the disease is very rapid, as is the outcome of the same. The infected person dies within two, maximum six days and its spread is equally rapid. In a very short time, the entire population is, or can be hit, with a mortality that reaches as much as 70% of the infected.

Scientifically, plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis or Alexander Yersin's coconut bacillus, named after the French Swiss researcher who discovered it in Hong Kong in 1894 and isolated it. Before 1894 the disease was called black death, no one knew what caused it but everyone knew the fatal consequences.

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